Movies – 296

November 25, 2016
Mahana Australian movies regularly fail to register at the local box office, but there’s no such problem just across the Tasman. What do NZ filmmakers know that ours don’t? Lee Tamahori, here borrowing freely from the Western […]

What’s on – 296

November 25, 2016
Spiegel’esque Part cabaret, part song and dance and part circus makes for one interesting night. Overall, Spiegel’esque is a cabaret, but not like any you have seen before. Including comedy and slapstick, the show is […]

Rant: reprieve from culture wars, please

November 25, 2016
All I want for Christmas is a reprieve from the culture wars As 2016 begins to wind down, one thing that seems to be revving up is this country’s so-called culture wars. What could it […]

Things we love – 296

November 25, 2016
This cute but not particularly functional bike was spotted in all it’s purled, yarn and knitted glory on Wilson Street, Newtown. Entirely covered in technicolour stitching, we are not sure if this bike actually goes […]

Latte leftie – 296

November 25, 2016
As progressives are grimly death marched to their Gotterdammerung, won’t someone please think of the children? Dear LL – Strangely enough, my five-year-old appears more interested in watching TV cartoons rather than serious discussions about […]

Inner West Whispers – 296

November 25, 2016
Hot Dub Hot Mess – WestCONnecting – Local foodies doing us proud • It’s hard to know who went more over the top last Saturday, the cops or the teenyboppers at the Enmore’s Hot Dub Time […]

Sustainable Seafood

November 18, 2016
A tail of overfishing and the abundant Australian squid More than 1 billion people worldwide depend on fish as their primary source of protein. As a result, overfishing rates stand at an all time high; […]

White anchovy crostini

November 18, 2016
Anchovies, orange and dates are most commonly found together in salads, often with baby spinach, fennel or endive. Here, I’ve cut out the middlemen and served them as crostini toppings for a flavoursome canape. The […]

Roadtest: Gone fishing

November 18, 2016
Lucky for the Inner West, Parramatta River provides the opportunity for fishing without having to travel too far from home. Since prawn trawlers were removed from the river almost ten years ago, local fish populations […]

Bay bitch: The Patch Job

November 18, 2016
With Christmas approaching most are beautifying their respective areas – I’m trying to get my fallen down wall repaired before the onslaught of my family. I am tossing up whether to have it repaired professionally […]
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